What is Caroli Disease? (Definition)
(Symptoms, Causes & Treatment)
According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, Caroli’s disease is a rare congenital disease of the liver identified by the cystic dilation of the intrahepatic bile duct. Classic Caroli’s disease involves malformations of the biliary tract alone, whereas Caroli’s syndrome refers to the presence of associated congenital hepatic fibrosis. Caroli’s disease usually presents during childhood and early adulthood. The clinical features of Caroli’s disease include jaundice, right upper abdominal pain, and fever due to the associated complications of hepatolithiasis or bacterial cholangitis.
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Clinical Trials – Investigational Therapies
For information on current clinical trials, visit www.clinicaltrials.gov. This is a searchable registry and results database of federally and privately supported clinical trials taking place in the U.S and abroad. ClinicalTrials.gov provides information about a trial’s purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers. This information should be used in conjunction with advice from health care professionals.
For information about clinical trials being conducted at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center in Bethesda, MD, contact the NIH Patient Recruitment Office:
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For information about clinical trials conducted in Europe, visit: https://www.clinicaltrialsregister.eu/ctr-search/search
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